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Deep in the Heart of Bear Creek Country

Patch Design Contest

 

Important Dates:

Contest Opens:  August 18, 2017

Contest Ends:  September 20, 2017

Announcement Date:  October 5, 2017

 

 

The Alamo Area Council is hosting another Council Wide Campout, March 2-4. 2018.  This year the theme is Western and we are seeking patch design submissions from Scouts and Scouters of the Alamo Area Council.   The contest opens August 18, 2017 and closes September 20, 2017.  The winning design will be announced online on October 5th, 2017.

Our judges will be looking for a patch design that best exhibits creativity and originality, and represents the "Deep in the Heart of Bear Creek" theme. 

The Patch Must Include:

  • BSA Fleur-de-lis
  • “Alamo Area Council” or AAC
  • Text “Deep in the Heart of Bear Creek”
  • Year: “2018”

 

Patches must adhere to the following BSA policies:

Guidelines for Custom Patches and Emblems
Scouting Symbols PolicyExternal Link

 

Official Contest Rules

 

Open to all registered scouts and scouters (youth and adult) who are members the Alamo Area Council.  Entries must be received by midnight September 20,2017.  A scout/scouter may submit multiple entries.  In the design process, remember that designs may be altered to conform to standard patch sizes and shapes.

For the purpose of the contest, all rights to the images submitted for consideration, become the property of the Boy Scouts of America. Submission of an entry constitutes a full and complete release of the images with the understanding that the image, a portion or feature of the image, or a variation of the image may be used in publications and/or events at the sole discretion of the Boy Scouts of America. Submission of an entry also constitutes the entrant’s certification that the design is their own original work. The decision of the judges/COC is final.

Design concepts must be submitted electronically.  If scanned artwork, the file should be in color and at least 300 dpi (.pdf, .png, .jpg, or .tif preferred). If created in graphic design software (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, etc.) the file should be exported as a .pdf.  A copy of the file in its native application will be requested, if the winning design was created in a software application.

Designs must be submitted via email by midnight, September 20th, 2017. Files should be at least 300 dpi (pdf, png, jpg, or tig) and no larger than 10 MB.

How to Submit

Multiple Entries: A scout/scouter may submit more than one patch design.  However, please submit each design as a separate entry. 

Required information (Please copy this into the email of your submission):

Subject Line: Deep in the Heart of Bear Creek Country Patch Design

Body of the E-mail: 

Name: 

Youth/Adult:

Email: 

Phone:

Release of Image/Design Concept:  For the purpose of the contest, all rights to the images submitted for consideration, become the property of the Boy Scouts of America. Submission of an entry constitutes a full and complete release of the images with the understanding that the image, a portion or feature of the image, or a variation of the image may be used in publications and/or events at the sole discretion of the Boy Scouts of America. The Boy Scouts of America may alter the image at their sole discretion. Submission of an entry also constitutes the entrant's certification that the design is their own original work.  The decisions of the judges are final. 

Attach Patch Design 

Email your submission to Linda.Dieguez@scouting.org

You will receive a confirmation when your submission is received. 

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